Valerie Geller, president of Geller Media International, a broadcast consulting firm, trains broadcasters & podcasters throughout the world to help each become more a powerful communicator. Thousands who have attended her workshops, training seminars or in one-on-one coaching sessions, have learned techniques to become more engaging-storytellers and get, keep and grow audiences. She’s worked with top stations and personalities at more than 500 radio and TV stations throughout the world in 42 countries, including the CBC, CORUS, Rogers, CTV, and worked with the ABC, Bloomberg, CNN, The BBC, CBS, Reuters, Associated Press, Univision, NPR and more. The author of five books includes her latest “Beyond Powerful Radio – A Communicator’s Guide to the Internet Age” from Routledge press, audio, print and ebook translated into 9 languages including French. More here http://www.beyondpowerfulradio.com/ or http://www.creatingpowerfulpodcasts.com Geller, a former program director of WABC in New York, was executive producer of KFI in Los Angeles and news director of K-101 in San Francisco. She served as an elected board member of the Associated Press and the Radio & TV News Directors Assn. and was honored with a Rockwell lifetime achievement award for broadcasting. She has long held a place on Radio Ink’s “Most Influential Women in Radio” list and serves on the board of MIW, to help mentor women in Radio.